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the campaign. let's find out more there. >> well out of the way of the storm, mitt romney has been revving up support among party faithful. >> this is so heartening, so encouraging. the kind of energy we feel here, we have been feeling all across ohio. >> he has tried to turn the weather to his advantage, focusing on of the most critical battlegrounds, the midwestern state of ohio. incredibly, having come from behind, mitt romney is now neck- and-neck with barack obama in many of the crucial swing states. these romney supporters, with little more than a week ago, are beginning to claim victory. in contrast, mr. obama in washington yesterday was burdened with double trouble, faced with a desperately tight election race, but now some campaign plans disrupted by the need to leave the nature -- -- lead the nation through the weather emergency. at least it is a chance to look and sound presidential. with just a week ago and the race in a dead heat, no campaign stunt is too much trouble, even for the wives of the candidates. michelle obama on a tv comedy show literally getting the votes out early,
month to keep up with the growing population. president obama and his rival mitt romney have a matter of days to swing voters their way. the mayor of new york knows who he will support. michael bloomberg says superstorm sandy has helped him make up his mind. rally inent obama's colorado in 2008, a young adoring crowd. >> are you fired up? [cheers] >> the placards or different, but the change is still on the agenda. it is just that change takes time, he says. >> you know where i stand and you know i'm willing to make tough decisions even when they are not politically convenient. [cheers and applause] >> the looked like he was enjoying himself, which was not always the case in this campaign. people wondered after he still had a fight in him, after his first debate. he also had good reason to smile. the unexpected backing of new york mayor michael bloomberg, out from managing the city's response to hurricane sandy to endorse president obama. he was not un critical of the president, but he link to the hurricane to climate change and said that the storm has brought tuesday's election into
have been praised by a republican, chris christie. mitt romney turned his campaign stops in to storm relief events, hoping to stay in the picture. >> i would like to ask those of you here today to think about making a contribution to the red cross or another relief agency. to help those that you can in any way you can imagine. >> but no one knows how the hurricane is going to impact the election in a week, especially if millions are still without power. the storm has caused some $20 billion in damages and $30 billion in economic losses. the floodwaters that poured into the subway will be the biggest obstacle to recovery. >> this vibrant, resilience city is going to try to regain a sense of normality the day. the stock exchange is hoping to reopen. as you can tell from the water in the tunnel behind me, there is still a long, wet road ahead. >> huge challenges ahead, president obama will be making his way to new jersey in the coming hours to assess the damage for himself. speaking to an i.t. analyst in new jersey, ross, thank you for joining us. as the day breaks on new jersey, i gues
of his republican opponents, mitt romney's biggest cheerleaders, new jersey governor chris christie. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me since before the storm hit. i think this is our sixth conversation since the weekend, and it's been a great working relationship. >> manaloking, new jersey, was already suffering from severe storm damage. in new york city, life remains interrupted. the halloween parade was cancelled, and many residents endured a third scary night in the dark with the main source of life coming from the cars on the road. another terrifying light lit you want sky on monday. this amateur video, posted on youtube, captures the moment when a transformer exploded, knocking out power to more than 300,000 customers in manhattan. and the lack of power is still causing problems. more than 200 patients at bellvue had to be evacuated after their generator failed and the basement flooded. >> i want to thank the national guard, who have been absolutely fabulous, working tirelessly to carry patients down as many as 18 flights of stairs. they also helped us perform a human
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